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doing it again anytime soon. She would run away. She would kick the male. She would stick out her egglaying organ to hold him at bay. The male flies went through three hour-long sessions of this every day for four days. After that experience, rejected flies were put in vials and given a choice of regular food or alcohol-laced food. They consistently went for the alcohol more than did the male flies that

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High school students study a river in West Park, N.Y. Generations of young Americans increasingly care less about the environment, a new study found.

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tal issues more seriously because of the natural beauty that surrounds them. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But I still ďŹ nd myself pretty frustrated a lot of the time,â&#x20AC;? Stokes said of her generation. Kelly Benoit, a 20-year-old political science student at Northeastern University in Massachusetts, went as far as calling her peers â&#x20AC;&#x153;lazy.â&#x20AC;?

9^Wbb[d]_d]j^[Jh[dZ When Beth Christensen, a professor who heads the environmental studies program at Adelphi University on New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Long Island, attended Rutgers University in the 1980s, it was unusual to find a fellow student who hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t hiked and spent time in the woods, she said. But a lot of young people also simply donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t spend that much time exploring â&#x20AC;&#x153;the unpaved worldâ&#x20AC;? nowadays, Christensen said, so one of her goals is to get her students out into marshes and beaches â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and even coral reefs in Australia. Elsewhere, at Babson College in Massachusetts, there is student housing called the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Green Tower,â&#x20AC;? where residents focus on conserving resources â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a growing housing trend on many college campuses. And at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania, students are running a biodiesel plant on campus and building â&#x20AC;&#x153;permaculture,â&#x20AC;? or indefinitely sustainable, gardens in their backyards. (AP)

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think it can be due to our upbringing. We want what we want when we want it,â&#x20AC;? said Benoit. Mark Potosnak, an environmental science professor at DePaul University in Chicago, has noticed an increase in skepticism â&#x20AC;&#x201D; or confusion â&#x20AC;&#x201D; about climate change among his students as the national debate has heightened. That leads to fatigue, he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not so much that they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s important. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just worn out,â&#x20AC;? Potosnak said. Twenge, the studyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lead author, is sometimes pegged as a critic of this generation because of her work about them. But, she says, the numbers speak for themselves. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I hope that young people see these ďŹ ndings as a challenge rather than a criticism,â&#x20AC;? she said, adding that the lack of interest in environmental issues isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t exclusive to young people. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a change in overall culture,â&#x20AC;? Twenge said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and young people reďŹ&#x201A;ect the changes in culture.â&#x20AC;? MARTHA IRVINE (AP)


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Be careful what you ask a comedian. That’s my advice based on the advice you’ll find doled out in the new book from The Believer magazine. Contributors including Amy Sedaris, Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K. answer a variety of questions. The most critical, in my opinion, was posed to author George Saunders: What book should I be reading on the subway? I won’t ruin the whole joke, but I’ll tell you his response ends with the suggestion that you get a copy of, “Care to Make Love in That Gross Little Space Between Cars?” If you

haven’t guessed, that’s the title The Believer stole for this book ($15, Vintage). Hopefully no one will actually try to take you up on the proposition

if you’ve got this book cracked open while riding the train. “It wouldn’t be hygienic,” notes Saunders, whose dirty little secret is that he lives in Syracuse, N.Y. — where there is no subway system. But he’s taken e nou g h r ide s t o know that you’re judged by the book in your hands, even if you’re not reading it. “There’s something sweetly public about reading a book on the train. It’s an advertisement for yourself, a window into your life,” he says. When you see books in other riders’ hands, you instantly know something about them. “It’s a genuine way to connect w it h someone.” (A nd no, he doesn’t mean in that gross space between cars.) With the rise of iPads, Kindles and Nooks, we’re losing the ability to spy on our fellow passengers’ reading habits. But, remarkably, we haven’t totally lost it. According to the Tab Farm, a website that tracks media consumption on the New York subway, 17 percent of riders still haul around paperbacks and hardcovers as commuter entertainment. I don’t have hard numbers for Metro, but I suspect we’re similarly literary. I’ve tried to conduct informal surveys during my recent rides, but I keep getting freaked out by the titles I’ve seen. “Practical Aikido.” “I Don’t Want to Kill You.” “Unbreakable.” Um, are these people trying to send me a message? Let’s hope no more so than I am with my copy of “Care to Make Love in That Gross Little Space Between Cars?”

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and materials will be available in English and Spanish for review. A Spanish translator will also be at both meetings. Public suggestions will be used to draw up a list of ways to improve the routes that will be evaluated and presented to the public and the board this summer. (T WP)


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Pete Ross, a local businessman who has put $200,000 of his own money into the race, received one day in jail and a $50 fine after he was arrested during a votingrights demonstration on Capitol Hill last year. Ross has been taken into custody so he can spend the night in jail. While a misdemeanor charge of this kind usually results in a nominal fine, Ross pushed for the maximum sentence of 90 days to highlight the lack of D.C. voting rights. Ross had drawn up plans to continue his campaign from jail through election day.

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and legal observers familiar with the matter. Wingo informed the court that Brown, who is struggling to withstand Ross’s well-financed campaign, had contacted her Wednesday night. Observers said Wingo told the court Brown briefly urged her not to grant Ross’s wish for jail time, but she quickly ended the call. Though Wingo stressed she felt she could still make an impartial ruling, Ross’s attorneys asked that the case be transferred to Magistrate Judge Fredrick J. Sullivan, who later handed down Ross’s one-day sentence. (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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A Gaithersburg priest who was suspended after a funeral Mass at which he denied a woman Communion because she is a lesbian is defending his decision. In a statement to the conservative website CNSnews. com, the Rev. Marcel Guarnizo says Barbara Johnson introduced anothGuarnizo er woman as her “lover” without being asked during a Feb. 25 funeral for Johnson’s mother. He says “openly confessing sin” should be done in a confessional. Guarnizo says the incident was a “warning” to the church. He says he’s confident he did the only thing a “faithful Catholic priest could do.” (AP)

Ibembo"XkjIkh[bo0 National Zoo officials say two rare Guam rail chicks have hatched there. The birds are extinct in the wild. The small, flightless birds hatched March 3 and 4. The total population of the birds is now 162. 82 chicks have hatched at the zoo and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va. Some have been sent to Guam for release and breeding. (AP)


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IWjkhZWo 11 A.M. No. 2 seed Maryland tips off the NCAA women’s basketball tournament against Navy. Other games follow at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. ESPN2 NOON The third round of the men’s NCAA Tournament gets underway, with evening action being aired on TNT and TBS. CBS

IkdZWo NOON Georgetown’s women’s basketball faces Fresno State in the NCAA Tournament. ESPN2 NOON The men’s basketball tournament continues. CBS 12:30 P.M. NASCAR’s Sprint Cup races into Bristol, Tenn., for the Food City 500. Fox 6 P.M. The Wizards play the Memphis Grizzlies. CSN 7 P.M. D.C. United visits the Los Angeles Galaxy in MLS action. Galavision 7 P.M. The Capitals visit the Chicago Blackhawks in a crucial game. NBCSN 7 P.M. The Miami Heat tip off against the Orlando Magic in a possible playoff preview. ESPN

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Georgetown coach John Thompson III doesn’t like to look to the past. If he did, he might be consumed this week with his Hoyas’ recent NCAA Tournament disappointments. Thompson needs no reminder that Georgetown lost in their first game the past two years, to upstart Ohio in 2010 and then to Cinderella VCU last year. He’s faced plenty of questions this week about those early exits, and his answer to all is simple: This team is different. The Hoyas get their chance to prove it, starting Friday against No. 14 seed Belmont in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Senior guard Jason Clark certainly hasn’t forgotten the sting of past Marches. “The last two years were a disappointment. We all know that,” said Clark. “We try to get it out of our heads, but it doesn’t leave your mind.” While the Hoyas have hit hard times in recent postseasons — they were relegated to the NIT in 2009 and were the victims of a massive comeback by Stephen Curry and Davidson a year earlier — they are rich in history, thanks mostly to Thompson’s father, John Thompson

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Thompson Jr. left big shoes to fill. And while the younger Thompson didn’t take over the team directly from his father (Craig Esherick coached for five seasons), the expectations thrust upon the Hoyas each season can be traced

<h_ZWoÊijefD977JekhdWc[dj]Wc[i EAST: No. 6 Cincinnati vs. No. 11 Texas (12:15 p.m., CBS) Why watch? It will be fascinating to see if the slow and physical Bearcats or fast-paced Longhorns will control the tempo.

SOUTH: No. 7 Notre Dame vs. No. 10 Xavier (9:45 p.m., CBS) Why watch? The Fighting Irish overachieved in the minds of many this year. Can they keep it up against an always tough Xavier?

to those glory years. If nothing else, Thompson has demonstrated in seven seasons at Georgetown just how comfortable he is in his own skin. The son, who has a Final Four trip from 2007 on his résumé, considers his father’s legacy a blessing. The key is not looking backward, but making “Big John” part of the current story line. “I’m extremely lucky that he is, besides being my dad, a terrific basketball resource,” Thompson told NBA TV this week. “He has no problems … giving his opinion and letting you know what he thinks. But I embrace it. I want to know

WEST: No. 8 Memphis vs. No. 9 St. Louis (6:50 p.m., TBS) Why watch? The Tigers are a chic pick to make a big run in the Big Dance, but don’t discount the Billikens, who have coach Rick Majerus on their side.

everything he has to say. “And, like most kids, I’ve gotten pretty good at tuning out what I don’t want to listen to and taking everything else in.” Jokes aside, Thompson has repeatedly said this group has a chance to find the postseason success that has eluded Georgetown teams in recent years. “This group we’re going to take into the game on Friday didn’t play in any of those games,” Thompson said. “Some of the people did. But this group, as a whole, the team we are now, is 0-0.” MAT T SWENSON AND KRYSTINA LUCIDO (E XPRESS)

WEST: No. 7 Florida vs. No. 10 Virginia (2:10 p.m., TNT) Why watch? The Cavaliers’ resurgent season petered out late, pushing them to a double-digit seed. Virginia hopes to regain its magic against the talented Gators.


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UMd. Keeps Its Guard Up J[hfiMec[dÊi>eefi Being No. 2 is rarely better than being No. 1. But Maryland coach Brenda Frese wasn’t bothered at all by her team’s NCAA Tournament seeding, particularly because she has a history of turning a second seed into something much greater. Her 2006 national championship team began the tournament as a No. 2 seed before tearing through the bracket and winning the title. “It has [crossed my mind], but I’m not superstitious at all,” Frese said. “I don’t think the number in front of your name guarantees anything. ... I like the level we’re playing at — obviously coming off of a [ACC] championship, the way we’re practicing, the confidence this team has —

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But the home-court advantage doesn’t always work out in the postseason. Last year, as a fourth seed, the Terrapins fell at the Comcast Center to fifth-seeded Georgetown. “We know how it feels to lose in the second round last year at home,” senior Lynetta Kizer said. “We get to come back and give it another shot.”

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Terps preach against looking ahead in the NCAA Tournament

Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas, right, shoots over Georgia Tech’s Sasha Goodlett during the ACC tournament on March 4. The Terps are a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tourney.

Maryland was No. 5 in the country in the final rankings, which set them up as the best positioned No. 2 seed in the tournament. Notre Dame, fourth in the national rankings, holds the top seed in the Raleigh region. Still, Frese cautioned against looking ahead. “Obviously, we’ve learned that you can’t take anything for granted,” she said. “We’ve got to take that same sense of urgency like we did at the ACC tournament to the NCAAs and just focus on the given opponent that we’ll be playing. And the next opponent we’ll be playing is Navy.” DEREK TURNER

United Hopes Stars Align for a Win in L.A. CW`ehB[W]k[IeYY[h If there was ever a time for D.C. United to go into Los Angeles and steal a victory from the vaunted defending MLS Cup champion Galaxy, it’s this weekend. Despite D.C. coming off an uneven performance in a seasonopening loss to Sporting Kansas City last weekend, the Galaxy are reeling. Set to play their fourth game in 12 days, everybody’s favorite to repeat as league champion is ripe for the picking after suffering a season-opening setback of their own and a shock loss in the continent’s most prestigious competition. “You can hope [that will play a factor], but L.A. is a pretty good

team,” D.C. coach Ben Olsen said. ‘They are coached by a pretty damn good coach [former D.C. coach Bruce Arena] as well. I’m sure he’ll figure it out and put a team out there that’s going to be very capable.” That has yet to be the case for the Galaxy, who dropped their season opener at home to Real Salt Lake last Saturday and were surprisingly eliminated in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League Wednesday night at the hands of upstart Toronto FC. The loss of former University of Maryland center back and reigning MLS Defensive Player of the Year Omar Gonzalez to a torn ACL has taken its toll on L.A., which boasted one of the stingier defensive units

H<AB[Wi[H[d[m[Z Despite speculation that D.C. United would relocate to Baltimore due to troubles trying to build a new stadium in D.C., the club has signed a new two-year lease to remain at RFK Stadium through the 2013 season. As part of the lease, capacity at RFK will be limited to 19,647, as United and stadium operator Events D.C. hope to cover the upper level of the stadium with sponsorship banners to raise money. A.C.

in the league last season. And stars Landon Donovan, David Beckham, Robbie Keane and Edson Buddle may have weary legs Sunday.

“We’ve got to take advantage of it,” D.C. midfielder Chris Pontius said. D.C will have to overcome its own adversity to get the result. For the next three weeks, it will be without two key members of the starting lineup: Goalkeeper Bill Hamid and midfielder Perry Kitchen. The two were part of a 20-man roster called in by U.S. Under-23 national team coach Caleb Porter for CONCACAF Olympic qualifying. The region is granted two berths in this summer’s London Olympics, and the United States is a favorite to secure one of them but must go through the qualifying tournament, which lasts from March 22 through April 2. AVI CREDITOR

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J^[H[Zia_di The Redskins agreed to terms with two-time Pro Bowl strong safety Brandon Meriweather on Thursday, filling a void created by the apparent departure of LaRon Landry. The contract, according to a person with knowledge of the situation, is worth $6 million over two years.

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The 5-foot-11, 190-pound University of Miami product started four of the 11 games he appeared in for the Chicago Bears last season, recording 32 tackles. Prior to last s e a s o n , Me r iweat her — t he 24th overall pick of the 2007 draft Meriweather — spent four seasons with the New England Patriots. Meriweather’s best season came in 2009 when he started all 16

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among one of the top priorities for the Redskins on defense. It’s expected that the Redskins will let Landry depart via free agency. The team also released safety Oshiomogho Atogwe on Monday. (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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NCAA SCOREBOARD Murray State 58, Colo. State 41

Kansas State 70, Southern Miss. 64 Wisconsin 73, Montana 49

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UNC-Asheville’s Jaron Lane and Syracuse’s Baye Keita fight for the ball Thursday.

adding another black mark by holding Asheville to one field goal over the final minute while they went 6 of 7 from the free throw line. Syracuse (32-2) will play eighthseeded Kansas State in the third round on Saturday at the Consol

Energy Center. The Wildcats beat Southern Mississippi 70-64. The Bulldogs (24-10), who had talked Wednesday of becoming the first 16 seed to beat a No. 1, were led by J.P. Primm’s 18 points. They led 34-30 at halftime —

the third 16 to do that — but the Orange took the lead for good with 6:17 left on a turnaround jumper by Southerland. The Bulldogs got within three points three times in the final 1:04 but could get no closer as Syracuse made its free throws and the officials made a couple of controversial calls. Southerland had 15 points and a season-high eight rebounds for the Orange, who finished 5 of 23 from 3-point range, including missing 17 of their first 20 from behind the arc. JIM O’CONNELL (AP)


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ally neglecting something else in their lives. What do you do to help people make their spaces and lives better? It sometimes takes shaming or shocking people out of their unhealthy slumps. Sometimes it takes convincing people to clean up their mess for their kids. The show implies there is often a decorating imbalance in marriage. Why is that? Well, there needs to be compromise in interior design as well as in relationships. Often the wife has all the say. I’m there to help people mix their styles. And fortunately, right now, we’re mixing styles in a transitional way. The days of committing to a particular style are over. You can shop and take a little of

You’re known for being blunt. Can clients take it? Yes, I am forthright. People know not to ask me a question if they don’t want the truth. Does working with an interior designer have to be pricey? No. If you want to remodel a room, you don’t have to hire a designer for the whole thing. You can hire one as a consultant for a couple of hours, and they’ll tell you what to do. What quick fix will make my place look better in a day? Remove 30 percent of your things, and put in a lot of live plants, trees and flowers. It’ll transform things. Any favorite secret sources for design items? I’ve been shopping a lot on flash sales like Onekingslane.com. They have great ideas and good products. Web shopping means you can get a lot of work done in very little time. JENNIFER BARGER (E XPRESS)

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This summer, my husband and I are taking our honeymoon in Ibiza. Sun, sand and dubstep concerts for two weeks! I don’t usually fall in the category of girls who need help picking the perfect shoes for any occasion, but my husband is different. I’m going to have trouble getting him to let go of his New Balances. What shoes should he pack? — VAL

Flat-Out Tasty PART WAFFLE, PART COOKIE, stroopwafels from Stroopies are fully delicious. The Dutch-style delicacies, sold at Smucker Farms of Lancaster Co. ($10 for six, 2118 14th St. NW, 202-986-7332), consist of caramel syrup sandwiched between cinnamon-y, crispy wafer rounds. We suggest warming the goodies over a cup of coffee, putting them at the bottom of a bowl of ice cream or nibbling them straight up.

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greener, along comes the pop-up bicycle basket (Mioculture.com, $75). Made from recycled steel alloy and coated with an eco-friendly finish, the bin secures easily to your ride for a hands-free commute or trip to the farmers market. Cool-looking options include a front or rear design in black, white or — what else? — green. Plus, since it’s shipped flat, there’s little cardboard waste or pesky package popcorn.

This Is the Bright Spot WORLD MARKET, WATCH YOUR global-cool back. There’s a new cheap-

chic furnishings den in town. Nadeau (5710 A-B General Washington Drive, Alexandria; 703-642-0875; Furniturewithasoul.com) fills a warehousey space with Indian and Indonesian wooden furniture like benches (shown, $200), bookcases ($235) and marble-topped kitchen islands ($347-$611) plus funky accessories like Union Jack pillows ($20) and lots of Buddha heads.

A Sweet Step MOST WANNABE CINDERELLAS know that pretty shoes and pain are often synonymous. But Anyi Lu designs made-in-Italy pumps, sandals and flats that both look and feel good thanks to soft leathers and balanced heels. Her spring line, including retro teal peep toes (shown, $395) and chunky-heeled sandals, stars in a trunk show March 16-31 at Betsy Fisher (1224 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-785-1975).

The Snifter Test CONTRARY TO its name, Moonshine men’s cologne doesn’t reek of sour mash or come in a banjo bottle. Instead, the cedary, peppery aftershave — new at GoodWood ($72, 1428 U St. NW; 202- 986-3640) — smells like something a mod mountain man would splash on after donning J. Crew flannels and downloading the Punch Brothers. Still, the flask-shaped bottle does not mean you can gulp the stuff, Mr. Boozy.

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('@kcfIjh[[jH Directors: Phil Lord, Chris Miller Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube In a Nutshell: A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

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sal comedy full of good-natured jokes and sight gags, which include Schmidt’s pathetic attempt to imitate Eminem in the movie’s opening high school flashback and a climactic car chase during which Hill is wearing a Peter Pan costume and Tatum is dressed as a molecule with pompoms stuck to his shirt. It’s those playful, even wholesome moments that stand out in this movie, despite the profanity and partying ethic that earned it an R rating. Much of the humor in “21 Jump

Street” derives from how much has changed for teenagers since Schmidt and Jenko were in school. Suddenly, Jenko notes, liking comic books, veganism and tolerance are cool — and not reasons for punching someone out. “I blame ‘Glee,’ ” he says at one point. “[Forget] you, ‘Glee!’ ” “21 Jump Street” might be yet a not her produc t of Holly wood’s recycling program, but it deserves to be noticed. A N N

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fake horses. It’s sort of funny. It’s just not as funny as everyone involved seems to think it is. Not that anyone’s actually laughing on camera. Ferrell — who has built a career on his ability to maintain a deadpan — is especially committed here. In fact, his investment in the character of Armando Alvarez — the dim scion of a Mexican rancher who falls in love with the fiancee (Rodriguez) of his brother (Diego Luna), and who must rescue her from a violent drug lord (Gael García Bernal) — is a wonder to behold. It’s also a bit of an enigma. With “Casa de Mi Padre,” it’s often hard to tell the difference between when it’s making fun of bad movies and when it’s being one. MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN

Sonia (Genesis Rodriguez, left) and Armando ( Will Ferrell, right ) in “Casa de Mi Padre.”

<_bcH[l_[m What’s the big idea with “Casa de Mi Padre”? Is the joke that Will Ferrell — playing a Mexican version of his signature, slightly dense Everyman — speaks nothing but Spanish throughout the film? Or is it that the movie is a parody of how cheesy a cheaply made, south-ofthe-border Western can get? It’s got to be one or the other, because those are the two hardestworking gags in the film, a deliberately inept spoof of accidentally inept filmmaking. Directed by Matt Piedmont and written by Andrew Steele (both former “Saturday Night Live” writers), the tongue-incheeky “Casa de Mi Padre” presents itself as a Mexican B movie, complete with sloppy editing, obviously painted backdrops, an overall yellow palette meant to evoke expired film stock, and a budget so low that a scene of Ferrell and Genesis Rodriguez on horseback uses

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The films “Chico & Rita” and “A Cat in Paris” were surprises when they popped up among this year’s Oscar nominees for best animated feature, along with “Kung Fu Panda 2,” “Puss in Boots” and “Rango.” Who’d ever heard of — let alone seen — these films, which don’t boast big Hollywood names and

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which are, respectively, in Spanish and French? As it turns out, “Chico & Rita,” at least, is a pure delight, a keenly affecting, visually ravishing tale. It also hardly seems to belong in the same category as the other, more kid-friendly fare. Yes, it’s

Director: Matt Piedmont Stars: Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna In a Nutshell: Scheming a plan to save their father’s ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with a Mexican drug lord.

animated — in a refreshingly oldfashioned hand-drawn style — but it’s anything but a children’s cartoon. The bittersweet film traces the romance of Chico, a Cuban piano player, and Rita, a singer, over nearly 50 years, and features sex, drugs and gun violence, along with an original jazz score by the Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes. “Chico & Rita” is more grownup than a lot of the live-action films recognized at the Oscars. It takes a medium that sometimes seems to have been co-opted by characters that can’t be brought to life any other way and reminds us that it is the story, not stunts, that breathes life into a cartoon. M.O.

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Elizabeth Olsen plays the screaming, hyperventilating, scared girl in the cerebral horror flick “Silent House.” CGI, is undeniably less gloomy than the original. In the hands of co-directors Chris Reynaud and Kyle Balda and co-writers Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul, Seuss’ slender

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his “women as victims” theme a bit more lightly, but which lacks an edge and does nothing to keep us from guessing the ending, pretty much based on the title. (AP) GONE (PG-13, 94 minutes) Amanda Seyfried is a manic, paranoid survivor of a serial killer in “Gone.” She’s sure that her sister has been kidnapped by the same guy, and that she has only until sunset before Molly is killed. And not for one second do you believe Seyfried is frightened for that sister. There’s nothing in the film or her eyes or physical demeanor that suggests panic, fear or desperation. Jill should be desperate. She was abducted a year ago and escaped. No one believed her. The Portland cops are tired of her routine. They won’t look for her sister. Every man she meets is a threat. Could the “kidnapper” be the creepy locksmith, the creepy customer in her diner, the creepy janitor, the creepy cop? But the movie fails to do much with that mystery. That makes for a thriller that feels sedate and slow, and a big payoff that feels like a cheat. (AP) THE GREY (R, 117 MINUTES) Within its first several minutes, Joe Carnahan’s man-against-nature thriller takes on contours and shadings far more sophisticated than the usual pulp programmer. Liam Neeson plays John Ottway, a sharpshooter who works for an oil company in Alaska keeping gray wolves and other predators at bay. Soon Ottway and his fellow he-men are on a plane bound for civilization. The plane won’t make it, leaving Ottway and six others marooned in the middle of a blank, icy wasteland with

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found footage usually do so to cloak a flimsy premise. That’s not the issue with “Chronicle,” in which a pretty good idea for a sci-fi thriller is undermined by hastiness. The amateur cameraman is Andrew, a Seattle-area high-schooler who is bullied. Andrew’s closest thing to a friend is his cousin Matt. One night, the two attend a rave, where they encounter Matt’s longtime crush, later to serve as the movie’s damsel in distress. The guys wander off with Matt’s pal Steve. In a development any superhero-origin buff will recognize, the boys crawl into a sinkhole and find a weird substance that alters them. They develop superpowers, and Andrew, the weakest of the three, becomes the strongest. Ultimately, “Chronicle” can’t finesse the essential problem of the found-footage genre: When faced with a potentially lethal threat, nobody’s first instinct is to hit “record.” M.J. DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX (PG, 86 minutes) Like “An Inconvenient Truth” for the 12-and-under crowd, “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” is a cautionary environmental tale with a thin veneer of entertainment on top. Based on Seuss’ 1971 picture book, this musical adaptation, in eye-popping 3-D

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an out-of-control party thrown by a trio of high-school losers. One is the “story by” credit given to Michael Bacall. This is funny because there is, almost literally, no story. As for that second joke, it comes halfway into the movie when an adult neighbor attempts to shut down the party and ends up getting Tasered by a 12-year-old who has been hired as a bouncer. That’s not the funny part — or, for anyone older than 21, the only truly satisfying moment in the film. That comes when the man gets up and clocks the snot-nosed brat in the face. M . O . RAMPART (R, 107 minutes) Dave Brown (Woody Harrelson) is a bitter, tiresomely self-destructive Johnny One-Note, so busy wallowing in his own racism, misogyny and substance abuse that he can barely make time for his equally passionate commitment to self-pity. That “Rampart” is watchable at all is due to Harrelson. Director Oren Moverman and co-screenwriter James Ellroy throw in lots of colorful supporting characters and provocative plot twists and turns, but “Rampart” doesn’t tell a coherent story as much as swirl the drain with Dave, as his increasingly desperate efforts to save himself simply result in a cascade of self-inflicted wounds. A.H. SAFE HOUSE (R, 115 minutes) Denzel Washington has begun to carve out a niche as the grumpy or morally compromised foil to young, gravitas-seeking white actors. His charisma menaced Ethan Hawke in “Training Day” and taunted Chris Pine in “Unstoppable,” al-

lowing both actors to look more impressive simply by surviving the encounter. Entering “Safe House,” Ryan Reynolds needs that chance to prove himself. Reynolds plays Matt Weston, a CIA newbie assigned to man a rarely used Cape Town facility. Every day he clocks in, checks the supplies and waits to see whether he’ll finally get something to do. And then he does: Amid much excitement, a

squad of tough agents arrives to interrogate Washington’s Tobin Frost, a top spy who went rogue nine years ago and has been selling America’s secrets ever since. When the safe house is attacked by baddies bent on killing Frost, Weston escapes with him. In the field, Frost does get precious moments to play with Weston’s head, but the film doesn’t allow Reynolds enough time to move through wide-eyed

self-doubt to find the intelligence his character presumably possesses. A.H. SILENT HOUSE (R, 88 minutes) Likely to disappoint fans of old-school bogeymen as well as aficionados of jokily selfreferential meta-horror, “Silent House” might just find an audience that is able to appreciate it for what it is: a scary, yet thoughtful, art-house frightfest. Continued on page 26

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[dj[hjW_dc[djbeeaekj WANDERLUST (R, 98 minutes) Paul Rudd delivers moments of inspired lunacy in this shambling mix of cheap laughs and genuinely funny set pieces from writer-director David Wain. Fans of Wain and Rudd’s earlier collaboration, “Role Models,” have been eagerly anticipating the return of their raunchy-but-sweet comic stylings. Rudd plays George, a Manhattan corporate drone who, as “Wanderlust” opens, is buy-

is psychically grafted to Jack. It loses a leaf every time he releases a word, and both tree and man will perish when the last leaf falls. This is a problem not only at work, but also at home, where Jack’s wife has picked exactly this moment to insist that her husband communicate better. More bland than bad, “A Thousand Words” does have a few nice moments. Sure, there are cheap sex gags and broad slapstick routines, but the movie seems sincere about its self-help-book moral. Sincere, yet too conventional to experience its own spiritual breakthrough. M.J. TIM AND ERIC’S BILLION DOLLAR MOVIE (R, 91 minutes) It goes without saying that “Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie” — a moderately funny feature based on the cult cable-TV sketch comedy show “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” — didn’t cost much to make. At times, the movie has the look and feel of the cheaply made late-night commercials that it mercilessly mocks. Writer-director-producer-stars Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim don’t really do “jokes” so much as they specialize in a brand of postmodern comedy that wrings laughter out of moments of awkwardness and ineptitude. Heidecker and Wareheim, playing fictionalized versions of themselves as first-time filmmakers, are screening their new movie for its mobster producer. But the end result is a self-indulgent, threeminute flop called “Diamond Jim.” With a contract out on their lives, Heidecker and Wareheim go on the lam, taking a job managing a run-down mall. M.O.

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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) Digital Presentation: 12:15-5:00-9:45 John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 2:00-8:30 21 Jump Street (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:30-10:30 John Carter (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:50-5:10-11:35 The Artist (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT: 10:20-1:10-4:15-6:45-9:20-11:50 Project X (R) Digital Presentation: 10:40-1:00-3:15-5:50-8:10-10:45 Jeff, Who Lives at Home (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 9:30-11:50-2:104:45-7:10-9:30-11:45 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX 3D: (!) 9:40-12:50-4:00-7:00-10:15 Friends With Kids (R) AMC INDEPENDENT: (!) 9:20-12:00-2:40-5:30-8:20-11:00 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:1012:30-3:00-5:20-8:00-10:40 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 9:50-2:30-7:20 Wanderlust (R) 5:15 Safe House (R) 11:30-2:20-7:50-10:50 Act of Valor (R) 10:00-12:40-3:30-6:15-9:00-11:40 Silent House (R) (!) 11:00-1:20-3:45-6:30-8:50-11:15 A Thousand Words (PG-13) (!) 11:15-1:45-4:05-6:40-9:10 21 Jump Street (R) (!) 11:40-2:50-5:40-8:40-11:30

AMC Loews Uptown 1

3426 Connecticut Avenue N.W. www.AMCTheatres.com John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 12:45-7:20 John Carter (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 4:00-10:30

AMC Mazza Gallerie 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW

www.AMCTheatres.com

A Thousand Words (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video: 10:05-12:302:50-5:20-7:40-10:00 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) Digital Presentation: 10:00-12:10-2:25-4:40-7:00-9:15 21 Jump Street (R) Digital Presentation: 12:00-2:30-5:10-7:50-10:30 Safe House (R) Digital Presentation: 2:10-7:10 The Artist (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT: 10:10-12:40-3:05-5:30-8:00-10:25 Project X (R) Digital Presentation: 11:50-4:50-9:50 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 11:00-1:10-3:20-5:40-8:10 Act of Valor (R) 11:20-2:00-4:35-7:20-10:10

Avalon

5612 Connecticut Avenue

www.theavalon.org

Coriolanus (R) 4 Star Review- Washington Post!: 10:45-1:30-4:30-7:30 In Darkness (R) Oscar Nominee! Best Foreign Language Film!: 11:00-2:00-5:05-8:10

Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW

www.landmarktheatres.com

Chico & Rita (NR) 2:20-4:50-7:20-9:50 The Artist (PG-13) 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:45-9:55 A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin) (PG-13) 2:00-5:00-8:00-10:45 The Iron Lady (PG-13) 1:15-4:00-6:45-9:15 The Forgiveness of Blood (NR) 4:10-9:10 Jeff, Who Lives at Home (R) 1:00-3:10-5:20-7:30-9:40-11:45 Friends With Kids (R) 2:10-4:40-7:10-9:40 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (PG-13) 1:30-4:15-7:00-9:45 Being Flynn (R) 1:40-6:40 Gentlemen prefer blondes (1953) (NR) 12:00AM Dazed and Confused (R) 12:00AM

Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 707 Seventh Street NW

On Your Mark, Get Set … Art!

Go Green

www.regalcinemas.com

John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 12:40-3:50-7:05-10:15 Project X (R) Digital Projection: 1:00-3:30-5:40-8:10-10:25-12:40 John Carter (PG-13) OC-Open Caption: (!) 11:55AM Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 12:15-2:25-4:35-6:50-9:00-11:10 John Carter (PG-13) (!) 3:10-6:20-9:30-12:30 Wanderlust (R) 4:20 The Vow (PG-13) 1:30 Safe House (R) 1:10-4:10-7:15-10:05-12:40 This Means War (PG-13) 8:20-10:40 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG-13) 11:50-2:30-5:15-8:00-10:35 Act of Valor (R) 12:05-2:45-5:20-7:55-10:30 Silent House (R) 12:10-2:50-5:10-7:30-10:00-12:10 A Thousand Words (PG-13) 12:00-2:15-4:40-7:20-9:50-12:20 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) 11:45-1:50-4:00-6:10

All That Jazz

We’ve all had a game of Pictionary get out of hand. I mean, HOW can you NOT SEE that that’s a horse?? But the folks behind Super Art Fight take it up a notch. Artists get a starting topic, supplies and a blank canvas — and 30 minutes to garner the most audience applause. The random topic-generation Wheel of Death can turn a match at any time, so keep your eyes on the action. Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., Baltimore; Fri., 8 p.m., $15; 410662-0069.

Howard grad Zurin Villanueva won a region-wide search to play Yolanda in Arena Stage’s 2009 production “Crowns” and has been shaking it as Josephine Baker in “Josephine Tonight.” The show closes this Sunday — so you don’t have much time to see the story of the woman who became the toast of Paris during the 1920s. MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria; through Mar. 18, $25-$50; 703-548-6044, Metrostage.org.

(!) No Pass/No Discount Ticket Casa de mi Padre (R) 12:20-2:40-4:50-7:10-9:20-11:50 21 Jump Street (R) 11:40-12:30-2:20-3:20-5:00-6:10-7:00-7:40-8:50-9:40-10:20-11:3012:35

West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW

http://westendcinema.com/

Pina (PG) English Subtitles;In 2-D: 5:00-7:20 The Turin Horse (A torinoi lo) (NR) English Subtitles: 3:00-8:00 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History (NR) 6:00 We Need to Talk About Kevin (R) 9:30 Coriolanus (R) 4:30-7:00-9:40

MARYLAND

AFI Silver Theatre Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Road

www.afi.com/silver

The Artist (PG-13) 1:05-3:05-5:10-7:15-9:25 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (PG-13) NO PASSES: (!) 12:00-2:20-4:40-7:20-9:20 Pina (PG) 11:00AM Bigger Than Life (1956) (NR) 5:10 The Quiet Man (NR) 7:10 Attack the Block (R) 9:45

AMC Loews Center Park 8 4001 Powder Mill Rd.

www.AMCTheatres.com

A Thousand Words (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:15-12:30-3:00-5:15-8:00-10:10 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) Digital Presentation: 10:45-3:15-7:45 John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 1:30-7:30 21 Jump Street (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:00-1:45-4:15-7:00-10:00 John Carter (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:30-4:30-10:45 Safe House (R) Digital Presentation: 12:50-4:00-6:40-9:20 Project X (R) Digital Presentation: 11:50-2:20-5:00-7:10-9:40 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 11:30-2:00-4:45-7:20-10:20 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 1:00-5:30-9:50 Silent House (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:15-1:20-3:30-5:45-8:15-10:30

AMC Loews White Flint 5 11301 Rockville Pike

www.AMCTheatres.com

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) Digital Presentation: 2:40-7:35 John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 1:00-7:15 John Carter (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 4:05-10:25 The Artist (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 12:30-3:00-5:30-8:10-10:40 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 12:10-5:10-9:55 Project X (R) 1:35-4:40-7:50-10:10 21 Jump Street (R) 1:20-4:25-7:00-9:40

AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way

www.AMCTheatres.com

A Thousand Words (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:50-1:20-3:55-6:25-9:00-11:30 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) Digital Presentation: 10:40-1:20-4:00-6:30-8:50 John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-7:15 21 Jump Street (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:20-10:20-11:10-12:00 John Carter (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 4:05-10:45 Act of Valor (R) Digital Presentation: 11:20-2:10-5:10-8:15-11:10 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX 3D: (!) 11:50-3:20-6:35-10:00 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 11:15-1:50-4:20-7:00-9:30 Safe House (R) 11:00-1:50-4:50-7:45-10:40 Project X (R) 11:35-2:00-4:40-7:10-9:40-11:55 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG-13) 12:00-3:10-6:10-9:10 Silent House (R) (!) 12:10-2:30-5:00-7:30-10:05-12:00 21 Jump Street (R) (!) 12:30-3:30-6:20-9:20

Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema 7235 Woodmont Avenue

www.landmarktheatres.com

The Artist (PG-13) 1:35-4:15-6:45-9:15 A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin) (PG-13) 2:30-5:30-8:30 The Iron Lady (PG-13) 1:50-7:05 Undefeated (PG-13) 1:30-4:25-7:10-9:45 Jeff, Who Lives at Home (R) 1:15-3:15-5:15-7:25-9:35 Friends With Kids (R) 2:10-4:40-7:15-9:50 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (PG-13) 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:30 Being Flynn (R) 4:35-9:40

Regal Bethesda 10 7272 Wisconsin Avenue

www.regalcinemas.com

John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-7:00-10:00 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:10-4:15-6:40-9:00

John Carter (PG-13) (!) 4:00 The Vow (PG-13) 2:10-4:40-7:30-10:10 This Means War (PG-13) 1:40-4:20-6:50-9:10 Project X (R) 2:50-5:10-7:50-10:15 Act of Valor (R) 2:45-5:15-7:45-10:25 Silent House (R) 1:20-3:30-5:40-8:00-10:20 A Thousand Words (PG-13) 2:30-4:50-7:10-9:20 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) 1:00-3:10-5:20-7:40-9:50 21 Jump Street (R) 1:30-4:30-7:20-9:50

Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14 6505 America Blvd.

A Thousand Words (PG-13) RWC: 1:40-4:05-7:25-10:15 John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 2:15-5:25-8:30 Project X (R) Digital Projection: 9:45 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:20-4:40-7:15-9:40 John Carter (PG-13) (!) 1:15-4:25-7:30-10:40 Safe House (R) 1:35-4:30-7:50-10:40 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG-13) 1:20-2:10-4:00-4:50-6:50-7:35-9:35-10:20 Project X (R) 1:45-4:20-7:20-10:25 Act of Valor (R) 1:25-4:20-7:00-9:50 Silent House (R) 2:25-4:55-7:40-10:35 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) 1:50-2:50-4:10-5:10-6:45-7:45-10:10 21 Jump Street (R) 1:30-2:00-4:15-4:45-7:10-7:45-10:00-10:30

Regal Majestic 20 & IMAX 900 Ellsworth Drive

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) OC-Open Caption: 12:35 John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-4:20-7:35-10:50 Hugo 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 9:00 Project X (R) Digital Projection: 12:40-3:00-5:25-7:40-10:00-12:15 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX 3D: (!) 12:15-3:30-6:45-9:55-12:50 Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 3:40-8:50 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 1:05-3:15-4:35-5:50-7:00-8:00-9:15-10:2011:30-12:25 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:15 John Carter (PG-13) (!) 1:55-2:55-5:20-6:00-8:30-11:35-12:05 The Vow (PG-13) 12:45-6:15-11:45 Safe House (R) 1:25-5:00-7:50-10:35 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG-13) 1:45-4:15-6:40-9:25-11:55 Act of Valor (R) 2:30-4:50-7:25-10:10-12:35 Friends With Kids (R) 2:10-4:40-7:10-9:40 Silent House (R) 12:30-2:40-4:55-7:05-9:20-11:40-12:30 Jeff, Who Lives at Home (R) 3:05-5:35-8:15-10:30-12:40 A Thousand Words (PG-13) 1:10-3:20-5:40-8:20-10:55 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) 1:40-2:50-3:55-5:10-6:25-7:30-8:35-9:45-10:45 21 Jump Street (R) 12:50-1:35-2:35-3:25-4:10-5:15-6:05-6:50-8:05-8:55-9:35-10:4011:25-12:30

VIRGINIA

AMC Courthouse Plaza 8 2150 Clarendon Blvd.

www.AMCTheatres.com

John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 12:45-3:45-6:45-9:45 Hugo 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 12:10-3:10-6:30-9:20 John Carter (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:30-5:30-8:30 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 12:00-3:00-6:00-9:00 The Iron Lady (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT: 4:40-7:10-9:30 Jeff, Who Lives at Home (R) AMC INDEPENDENT: (!) 1:15-3:20-5:25-7:30-9:40 The Vow (PG-13) 1:50-4:50-7:20-9:50 The Secret World of Arrietty (Kari-gurashi no Arietti) (G) 2:00 A Thousand Words (PG-13) (!) 1:10-3:30-5:40-7:50-10:00

AMC Hoffman Center 22 206 Swamp Fox Rd.

www.AMCTheatres.com

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) Digital Presentation: 9:55-12:15-2:40-5:05-7:30-9:55-12:20 John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 12:00-3:00-6:05 21 Jump Street (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:50-11:50-1:35-2:35-4:25-5:25-7:15-8:1510:05-11:05 John Carter (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:00-2:10-5:20-8:30-11:45 The FP (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 10:00-12:25 The Artist (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 11:20-1:45 Project X (R) Digital Presentation: 10:05-12:25-2:50-7:35 Act of Valor (R) Digital Presentation: 10:25-1:15-4:15-7:10-9:50-12:30 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;IMAX 3D: (!) 12:403:50-7:00-10:10

Friends With Kids (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:35-2:15-5:00-7:4510:30 Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance (PG-13) RealD 3D: 9:15-11:35 Chronicle (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 4:10-6:25-8:50-11:15 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 10:45-11:30-1:10-1:55-3:35-4:20-6:00-6:458:25-9:10-10:50-11:40 Casa de mi Padre (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:40-1:00-3:20-5:357:55-10:15-12:30 Silent House (R) Digital Presentation: 9:45-12:05-2:25-4:45-7:05-9:25-11:50 The Vow (PG-13) 11:05-4:40-10:25 Safe House (R) 11:15-2:05-4:55-8:00-10:55 The Secret World of Arrietty (Kari-gurashi no Arietti) (G) 10:00-12:30-3:05 This Means War (PG-13) 5:30-8:05-10:35 Project X (R) 10:55-1:25-3:55-6:20-8:45-11:10 Red Tails (PG-13) 1:40-7:20 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX 3D: (!) 12:40-3:50-7:00-10:10 A Thousand Words (PG-13) 10:00-11:05-12:20-1:30-2:45-4:00-5:15-6:30-7:50-9:0010:20-11:30 21 Jump Street (R) (!) 9:50-12:35-3:25-6:15-9:05-11:55

Arlington Cinema ‘N’ Drafthouse

2903 Columbia Pike http://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com/ Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13) 7:10

Regal Ballston Common 12 671 N. Glebe Road

www.regalcinemas.com

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) OC-Open Caption: 1:00 Safe House (R) 1:30-4:20-7:10-10:00 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:40-5:00-7:20-9:40 Wanderlust (R) 1:05 This Means War (PG-13) 1:20-4:10-6:40-9:15 The Artist (PG-13) 1:10-3:50-6:50-9:30 Project X (R) 2:20-4:50-7:05-9:20 Friends With Kids (R) 1:50-4:30-7:30-10:15 Silent House (R) 3:10-5:30-7:50-10:10 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) 1:40-3:20-4:05-5:40-6:20-8:00-8:40-10:20 21 Jump Street (R) 2:00-3:30-4:00-4:40-6:30-7:00-7:40-9:10-9:50-10:30

Regal Kingstowne 16 5910 Kingstowne Towne Center

John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 12:15-1:45-4:45-6:15-8:15 Project X (R) Digital Projection: 12:05-2:20-4:30-6:55-9:20 John Carter (PG-13) OC-Open Caption: (!) 1:00 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 12:40-2:50-5:00-7:20-9:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 1:25 John Carter (PG-13) (!) 3:15-4:00-7:00-9:15-10:00 The Vow (PG-13) 3:45 Safe House (R) 1:05-4:05-6:45-9:25 This Means War (PG-13) 10:10 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG-13) 12:30-3:05-6:20-8:55 Act of Valor (R) 1:55-4:35-7:30-10:05 Silent House (R) 1:15-3:40-6:50-9:00 Friends With Kids (R) 12:10-2:40-5:10-7:40-10:15 A Thousand Words (PG-13) 12:45-3:00-5:15-7:35-9:50 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) 12:00-1:20-2:10-3:30-4:20-5:40-6:35-8:00-8:50 21 Jump Street (R) 12:00-1:30-2:30-4:10-5:05-6:30-7:10-7:50-9:05-9:45-10:25

Regal Potomac Yard 16 3575 Jefferson Davis Highway

www.regalcinemas.com

John Carter in Disney Digital 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-4:15-7:30-10:45 John Carter (PG-13) OC-Open Caption: (!) 3:30 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:10-4:35-7:00-9:45 John Carter (PG-13) (!) 6:45-10:00-12:00 The Vow (PG-13) 1:10-3:55-6:55-9:25-11:55 Safe House (R) 1:50-4:40-7:50-10:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) 1:30-4:00-6:25-9:05-11:30 This Means War (PG-13) 2:50-5:20-7:45-10:15 Project X (R) 2:45-5:00-7:10-9:30-11:50 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG-13) 12:50-2:00-4:50-7:40-10:20 Act of Valor (R) 1:40-4:10-6:40-9:10-11:40 Silent House (R) 2:30-4:55-7:20-9:40-12:00 A Thousand Words (PG-13) 12:55-3:20-5:40-8:10-10:40 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG) 1:25-3:50-6:20-9:00-11:15 21 Jump Street (R) 1:35-2:20-3:40-4:25-5:10-6:30-7:15-8:00-9:20-10:05-10:50-12:00


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PETS ADOPT A CAT/KITTEN Vet checked. Call Feline Foundation. 703-920-8665 www.ffgw.org ADOPT - CATS & KITTENS Tysons Corner Petsmart Fri,6:30-8:30 7 Corners, Va Petsmart Sat,12-3pm Tysons Corner, Petsmart Sun, 1-4pm Leesburg, Va Petsmart Sun, 1-4pm Reston, Va Petsmart Sun,1-4pm Make CFCNCA contributions to LDCRF using #97890. For more info. & photos on available cats: www.lostdogandcatrescue.org 703-295-DOGS ADOPT - DOGS, & PUPPIES Fair Lakes, Va Petsmart Fri,6:30-8:30 7 Corners, Va Petsmart Sat,12-3pm Fair Lakes, Va Petsmart Sat,1-4pm Rockville, Md Petco Sat, 1-4pm Sterling, Va Petsmart Sun, 12-3pm Alexandria, Va Petsmart Sun, 1-4pm Tysons Corner, Petsmart Sun, 1-4pm Make CFCNCA contributions to LDCRF using #97890. For more info. & photos on available dogs: www.lostdogandcatrescue.org 703-295-DOGS BASSET HOUND PUPPIES AKC, lemon and white. Vet checked. 1st shots & wormed. 8 weeks $375. Call 301-373-4779 BEAGLE AKC registered, started & trained gun dogs, tri color. Good bloodline. $150 and up. Males & females. 1 yr and up. 301-842-2830 BOXER - AKC-Champion Bloodlines 9 weeks old. (4) M/ (2) F - Show Potential. 1st shots, health certificate, due claws & tail done. 540-737-5658

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ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL PUPS AKC, Bred for personality. Field stock, 8 wks, champ line, Blk & wht, Liver & white. $500. 410-795-7197

NE/SE DC- 1, 2 & 3BR apts. CAC/heat, carpet. Section 8 ok. Starting at $1200. Call Rolando 202-560-6721

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Sunday, March 18th, 1-3 p.m. VCA BARCROFT CAT HOSPITAL 6357 Columbia Pke, Falls Church, VA Information 703-920-8665 x3 Feline Foundation www.ffgw.org GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS KC registered, family farm raised. Males & Females. Call 443-307-1989 GREAT DANE AKC, fawn puppies ready 3/25. 1st shots, 1 year health guar. Raised in home, parents on premises. $800. Call 804-541-3567 HAVANESE PUPS - AKC S/W, champion lines, vet checked, 1 year guarantee. Males $1200, Females $1300. 540-371-0260 JAPANESE CHINS - S/W, vetc checked, champ lines, M-$550, F-$650. Call: 540-371-0260 LAB PUPPIES - AKC reg., champion bloodlines, M/F, yellows/chocolate, 8 weeks, OFA. Will meet. $800. Blacksburg. Call 540-552-6255 LAB PUPS - ACA/OFA, Yellows 8 weeks & Blacks 10 wks old hip/eye guarantee. S & W. Well socialized. Top Quality lines. Call 443-690-6038 LOST BOXER $1000 REWARD!!! Neut M, fawn & white, tail docked, natural ears, last seen in MD. Missing DE 1/14. 302-542-3330 or 302-398-9355 MAINE COON KITTENS- Brown Mackeral males, silver tabby F/M, calico. Hand raised. Affectionate, love people. Rdy 3/31. $800. 703-853-8399 Presa's—Dual CH. pups ready in Mrch 21, father 165lb huge bone, lge heads fawn & brindles 240435-5794 SIAMESE APPLE HEAD KITTENS ACA, M & F's. Blue & seal. $475. 540-449-2294/ 540239-6386 www.hokecatscattery.com Siberian Husky—AKC registered Husky puppies, Pure Bred, Shots and Papers, White and Black and White, Males and Females, 4 weeks, 703-303-8742, dboshell@hotmail.com YORKIE- $500+. AKC lines, M/F, 8 weeks +, shots & wormed, loving home. Great gift! 2 year warr. Pics on line LVB3. 703-346-4064 or 540-205-9408 YORKIE AKC T-CUP & MORKIE PUPS - 8 wks, M/F, shots & wormed, very cute. Health guarantee. Pics avail. $600 +. Call 410-662-2888

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CAPITOL HILL- 1BR, carpet, ceramic tile & hdwd flrs, DW,ceiling fans, Jacuzzi,secure bldg. Near subway.Call 202-544-9510 CAPITOL HILL- Bright 1BR, washer/dryer, fireplace, wood floors, gas stove, yard. Truitt Management 202-547-2707 Congress Heights—NR BOLLING (1 & 2 BR) / [$800 & $1000]+UTL / CLEAN, QUIET, SECURE W NEW KITCHN / 501 MELLON ST SE, DC/ 301-552-2989 HYATTSVILLE Oliver Gardens –1BR on tree-lined street near Hyattsville MS. FIOS/cable ready, off-street pkg, bus to Green Line, close to UMD, shopping & entertainment. $925 incl gas. CATS OK. Call 301-864-5933, 301-559-9111. Dean Manor –HUGE 2BR, newly renovated, balcony $1290. MOVE IN NOW! Walk to Green Line, shopping, restaurants. Near UMD. FIOS/cable ready. PET FRIENDLY! Call 301-559-9111.

WAGGAMAN CORPORATION: 202-537-8970 Presents!! NE: 330 63rd St. 2 BR $749 + e. Laundry. Near Capital Heights Metro! (202) 537-8970 Housing Choice Voucher Welcome Equal Housing Opportunity

NE- 5629 Clay Pl. NE. 2 BR. Renovated. Spacious. Section 8 ok. Close to Metro. Your job is your credit. $950/month. 240-688-9805

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A PA RT M E N T S

• Hardwood floors • 1 BRS $ • Full size kitchen 735 • Walk in Closet $ • 2 BRS 835 Selected Apts + GAS/ELECTRIC • Balconies or Patios • $99 SECURITY • Close to Metro DEPOSIT Blue/Orange Line • $35.00 APP FEE 5312 E Street, SE Washington, DC 20019

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5210-5212 E STREET Free Rent/Free Gifts Clean 1-2 Brs Available

3551 Jay St. NE • Washington, DC 20019 M-F 8:30-5:00 * * On 1Brs only.

202-388-0274 NORTHEAST

Fort Chaplin Park

From $950-$1375 + Elec & Gas Nice Building Off Street Parking, CAC/Heat, Large Floor Plans, hdwd Floors, Laundry on site, easy access To MD/DC/VA

4212 East Capital St. NE

1 Bedrooms fr. $810 2 Bedrooms fr. $935 3 Bedrooms fr. $1300

Call Gene Wason 301-589-6000 * 109 Or Angela Ford 301-589-6000 * 114

Beautiful and Spacious

EHO

CARVER TERRACE APARTMENTS

Don’t Wait for Your W2

One Block from Metro - Free Off-Strt Parking Window Treatments - Landscaped Courtyds 5% Disc. Metro & DC Govt Employees

866.299.1530

M-F 9-5. Sat 11-3 Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome where Rents are Within Voucher Limits

ROLAND PARK APTS. - You can’t beat this location! 4801-15 Texas Ave, SE just steps from Blue Line. 1&2 BR fr $798 + cooking gas/elec.

Newly Renovated S.E. High Rise

Come To CARVER TERRACE And Save Your Tax Return!!! Now Leasing 2 & 3 Bedrooms $1200 Off

Must move in by Feb. 29th

Starting @ $809

$99.00 Security Deposit $1200 Free Rent

• Newly Renovated Units • Ample Closet Space • CAC • Easy Access To Metro • Close To Shopping • Min. Away From H Street Corridor

888.891.8472

*For qualified applicants only 1909 MARYLAND AVE., NE • WASHINGTON, DC 20002

N.W.

WALDEN COMMONS

"The Charm of the City" Spacious 1 & 2 BR

from $1,299 w/$ 300 OFF

FIRST MONTH'S RENT

Move in And Enjoy Your Walks to Rock Creek Park

Call 202-399-1665 for more info

Housing vouchers Welcome

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ENGLISH LAB RETRIEVERS- AKC pupps, $950, blk, parents OSA, hip/elbows. chip, Vet exam, S/W, duclaws removed 540-522-0265

NE - New 1BR, in Condo, CAC, washer/dryer patio, granite kitchen, wood floors, $1250. Truitt Managment 202-547-2707

NW Clean and ready 1 BR, in secure building. $975 includes utilities. Call today 301-230-0177

1 mo. free rent on select units 1 BR $835 Incld. Heat

• Metro Bus Stops located several stops throughout the property • Community Center provides after school programs, summer programs and computer learning • Daycare on site Submit an application, move in by MARCH 31st and you will receive a 32” flat screen TV. Must bring in ad when submitting application.

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Coton De Tulear—AKC FSS 12 weeks. Spay microchip UTD shots dewormed. Trained to pad and grass. Raised in home. Sweet small female $1050 (540)820-5652 Dachshund Pups—Mini, CKC, vet checked, 1st shot, de-wormed. M & F, 1-LH & 2-Smooth. Parents on premises. $250 540-219-1240

5000 Hunt St NE

0 application fee $99 security deposit* 1 bedroom starting from $790

*$99 deposit is for qualified applicants only. Leasing office open every 1st Sat. of the mo. from 10-2.

NE

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13TH ST NW - Basement apartment, 1 BR, 1BA, 900 SF, kitchen, W/D, friplace, near metro. Private entrance. $1100/mo. Call 202-316-0221 Bethesda, N.—$1850, 3 br, 1 ba, eat in Kit, Dining rm, Rec Rm, W/D, CAC, DW, patio, new WW Crpt, NO PETS. NO SMOKING. 3019337506 Brookland, DC RENT TO OWN – NO CREDIT CHECK 3 BR/1.5 Bath, SFH, , $2,295/mo - 1351 Franklin St., NE – Open House this Sat & Sun 3-5pm (800) 455-0379 x3511 www.GP.Postlets.com

Paradise at Parkside $1200 Rent Special on all 1 Bedrooms** Open Saturdays 10-2

Elsinore Court Yard

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2-BEDROOM UFAS ACCESSIBLE WHEELCHAIR UNITS

(APPROVED THRU DC HOUSING) H H H H H

Metro accessible /the Green line Washers and dryers in units Fitness centers, built in microwaves Controlled access to the property FREE internet

The Overlook at Oxon Run

3700 9th Street SE, Washington DC 20032

* Call Mr. Robinson for More Information

(202) 373 - 1900

FRIENDSHIP CROSSING APTS. MARCH INTO SAVINGS Come to Friendship Crossing where you are valued each and every day! Free App Fee • Call For Rent Special Minutes to 295, 395, 495 and Downtown DC. FREE HEAT, GAS, WATER, W/W Carpet, Modern Kitchens/Breakfast Bar, Gated Community, Laundry Facility in every bldg.

866.759.0564 Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.

SE- $1100 for 1BR. All utils inc. Fully renov, 4 blocks from Benning Metro, bus stop 1 block. New: w-w carpet, paint, stove, fridge, countertop, cabinets, sinks. New fixtures in BA. New W/D in downstairs lndry rm. Section 8 welcome. Open House: Sundays 3pm-5pm. Call 301-257-5126

SE/NR Minn Ave. 2BR AC, gas heat, good credit required. section 8 ok. 202-546-0704


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1 BR From $755 SE

Alexander Gardens

• Refinished hardwood floors • Wood grain cabinets • Individual controlled heat-A/C • Resident controlled access

(202) 640-4774

1615 17th St., SE • Washington, DC 20020

202.684.9409

1 Bedrooms: $845

No application fee Deposits as low as $100 1 bedrooms at $749

Waived App Fee

SE - Randall Highlands

Hillside Terrace

Wall-to-Wall Carpet Central Heat & Air Intercom Access/Dishwashers Laundry Room in every Building Pool and Playground

River Hill Apartments 202-562-5060

• Beautiful Apt. Community • Renovated Kitchens & Baths • Ample Closet Space • Close To Shopping • On and Off Street Parking

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500 OFF

First Month’s Rent

SE

Woods at Addison

• Resident Controlled Access • Spacious Floor Plans • Onsite Laundry Facilities • Huge Closets • Choice of Patio or Balcony *Must move in by Mar. 10th

www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO

6500 Ronald Rd. • Capitol Heights, MD

888.291.7383

2 BR’s Starting @ $1005 $ 500 Off 1st Month’s Rent* *Must Move In By 3/30/12

Washington View

• Spacious Floorplans • Individually Controlled Heat & A/C • Balconies & Patios • Controlled Access • Sparkliong Swimming Pool • Fabulous Views of the City www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO

2629 Douglas Rd., SE • Washington, DC

1-877-801-4266

$800

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Good Credit Earns

SE-Very large 3BR, 1BA. Nr bus stop. NE-Nice 1BR. CAC/heat. Both avail immed. Will consider vouchers. 202-528-7378 or 202-528-3426

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2306 Hartford St. SE.

Emerald 1 BR, $700 Gold 2 BR, $780 Diamond 2 BR $890 Platinum 3 BR 1.5 BA $990 Call 202-889-4116 for more info. SE D.C. Rockburne Estates w 2627 Jasper St SE BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB End of Winter Specal!

1BR $895,2BR Duplex $1180, 2BR Flat $1130. Call 202-889-7300 for more info

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A Vesta Property

1 Brs $725* *1 month 2 Brs $825* free for 3 Brs $1350+ approved Bus Stop To Metro On-Site

applicants

125 Ivanhoe St., SW, Washington, DC 20032

OAK PARK APTS. Call 202-574-8199 for Special!!! *MUST MOVE IN BY 3/31

*Prices are subject to change without notice. Applies to select units. Expires April 30, 2012.

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At Cascade Park Apts. 1 Brs 2 Brs 3 Brs 4 Brs

$665* *$200 OFF $765* +$400 OFF $1495+ •$600 OFF $1600• 1ST MO’S RENT

OR SEC. DEP. Bus Stop To Metro On-Site 4236 4th St., S.E. #103 Washington, DC 20032

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SW - 1BR in gated condo community w/OSP. $1050/mo. basic util incld. VFI & credit chk req. 240-375-1790

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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has launched her own line of handbags, available at Snookishop.com. The bags are animal-print, studded or both. The site also sells stuffed toy alligators: “Have you always wanted to own one of Snooki’s treasured Crocodilly’s she carries on Jersey Shore well here you go. Snooki’s only licensed crocodilly. You can buy them in a small 28” or full 48” size.” (EXPRESS)

Yoda, 2011’s World’s Ugliest Dog, died Saturday, at home in Hanford, Calif. The Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix was 15. Her owner, Terry Schumacher, found her abandoned behind an apartment building and mistook her for a rat. Yoda went on to bag $1,000 and a trophy 15 times her size when she won the contest held in Petaluma, Calif., last June. (AP)

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The coach of FC Barcelona, Pep Guardiola, reportedly will not re-sign with the soccer team unless it drops star player Gerard Pique, according to Yardbarker.com. Why? Because Guardiola thinks Pique’s girlfriend, Shakira, is too much of a distraction. Pique has broken several team rules and been late to training multiple times, beginning this past summer. (EXPRESS)

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10 models to choose from PAY NO INTEREST Mattresses starting UNTIL 2016Photos are for illustration purposes only. Not responsible for typographical errors. Previous sales do not apply. All models available for purchase and may not be on display. at 699 Twin Valid on purchases of $2200 min/2014, $3300 min/2015, $4500 min/2016, $2199 or less for 6 months made between 3/16/12 and 3/18/12 on Sleepy's credit card account. Terms & conditions may vary by plan. If promo and debt cancellation are not paid in full by 2014, 2015, 2016, & 6 mos respectively, interest at APR 29.99% will be assessed from the purchase date. If account goes 60 days past due, promo may be terminated early and accrued interest will be billed. Monthly maintenance fee $.99 each month account has balance. Minimum interest $2. Subject to credit approval.

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